designboom TECH predictions 2019: let’s stop plastic pollution

kieron marchese as the year turns over you can’t help but be a little existential. humanity has a plethora of issues and you find yourself wanting to do something about it. what area of life would you love to transform in 2019? there’s no better place to start than one ...
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ecoLogicStudio is led by Claudio Pasquero and Marco Poletto. The algae solution is easily injected into a seam within the module. (Courtesy NAARO/ecoLogic Studio)

This algae facade curtain naturally filters polluted air

By Matthew Marani The ongoing threat of climate change and hazardous air quality in urban environments continue to foster sustainable elements within architectural design, Photo.Synth.Etica, developed by ecoLogicStudio harnesses the filtering capacity to algae to capture carbon...
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Architect Eline Strijkers and designers Dave Hakkens and Bernhard Lenger joined Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs for a talk about the role design can play in combatting pollution

“Should we feel guilty for causing pollution? Oh yeah!” admit designers

Eco-minded designers have admitted to feeling guilty about creating products that help deplete resources and cause pollution. by Marcus Fairs Eco-minded designers have admitted to feeling guilty about creating products that help deplete resources and cause pollution at our Good...
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